Salt

Herbs and spices: A useful approach for reducing salt content in soup

19 November 2014

Researchers from the University of Reading in the UK have found that the addition of herbs and spices can increase consumers’ liking of reduced-salt soups. They found that reducing salt led to a significant decline...


Key challenges in reducing salt intake: An international study

15 October 2013

Researchers from Europe and Asia have joined forces to undertake an international project regarding salt reduction among the general population. By means of a cross-sectional study, perceptions, attitudes and behaviours related to salt...


UK salt campaign may have successfully reduced salt intake, but what are the next steps?

01 August 2012

The UK Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) salt campaign may have successfully reduced salt intakes by about 10% by raising public awareness of salt as a public health issue and encouraging product reformulation...


Labelling foods as ‘low in salt’ may not reduce actual salt intakes

16 May 2012

Front-of-pack labels which emphasize salt reduction can negatively affect taste perception and salt use, according to researchers from Deakin University, Australia and Unilever R&D, the Netherlands...